Databases

All databases are available in every branch of the Birmingham Public Library, unless otherwise noted. A JCLC library card can be used to access many of the databases, however licensing restrictions force us to limit access to certain databases to residents of Birmingham.

Looking for a particular magazine? Try our electronic journals listing.
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The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers and residents of the State of Alabama with 24/7 online access to premier library and information resources free of charge. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Provides in-depth coverage of complementary and alternative medicine, offering full text articles from peer-reviewed journals, reports, newsletters, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.-site Free courses are available. learn more
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Includes a prescription drug reference in free version. learn more
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Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Health InfoNet of Alabama is a free, award-winning consumer health information service of the Alabama public and medical libraries*. It began in 1999 as a local service to Jefferson County residents, expanding to Shelby County in 2002 and the whole state in 2004. This website is designed as a... learn more
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Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Health Source : Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in... learn more
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First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, the Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its... learn more
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These are difficult times for everyone. With the recent school closures happening across the country due to COVID-19, we understand things are getting even harder. The NFL, alongside our charitable partners, are making free digital education resources available to teachers, parents, and students to... learn more
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Oxford Scholarship Online offers full-text access to 89 academic monographs in Business & Management, Mathematics, Public Health & Epidemiology, and Social Work.--AVL learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Prescription drug information, including FDA communications. learn more
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PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites (from site). learn more
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Salem Press Online Collection Curated Free Content from Salem Press and Greyhouse Publishing to explore current events through an historical lens. Includes History(African-American Writing, Opinions Throughout History, This Is Who We Are, Value of a Dollar, & Warrior Peoples) & Health (Health... learn more
Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
Financial Ratings Series Online makes sure that you have the information you need to be certain you are working with the best and most financially stable organizations. Using the quick and easy navigation screen, you will get immediate access to the Weiss' Independent and Unbiased Ratings... learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
Remote Access Available.
  
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